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7.4 out of 10

Anarchy Reigns

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Overall 7
7.0

Anarchy Reigns

DarkStation
25 January 2013
  • Conclusion: Even if you’re like me and don’t end up getting hooked on the online, Anarchy Reigns is a rock-solid action game with combo-based combat you can really chew on, rad boss encounters, and one of the more ludicrous stories to come along in games for some time. This is a hardcore Japanese action game, through and through. Its rigid, uncompromising mission structure can be less than accommodating but nonetheless charming.
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Overall 8
8.0

Anarchy Reigns Review

Game Over Online
24 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I keep changing my mind on Anarchy Reigns . It’s one of those misleading games that isn’t what it looks like at first. When I picked it up, I was thinking it was a modern take on old-fashioned arcade beat-’em-ups, along with a large amount of that idiosyncratic character design you get from Platinum Games. The more I play it, though, the less I think of it as a beat-’em-up.
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Overall 6
6.0

Anarchy Reigns (PS3)

EL33TONLINE
21 January 2013
  • Excerpt: The announcement of Anarchy Reigns came at a perfect time for Platinum Games, shortly after the release of
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‘Anarchy Reigns’ Review

Stick Skills
20 January 2013
  • Excerpt: There’s something supremely satisfying about slamming a helicopter into someone as they flee for their life. Anarchy Reigns is a brawler that refuses to hide the fact that it’s a video game. Enemies get hewn in half by double-chainsaws, perforated by  bionic revolver-knees and pile driven by transforming robots and it all feels so good.
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Overall 6
6.0

Test Anarchy Reigns

Generation NT
18 January 2013
  • Conclusion: Si le versant solo de Arnarchy Reigns présente une partie de son potentiel, c'est véritablement pour son multijoueurs que le jeu a été imaginé. Et à ce niveau, force est de constater que PlatinumGames a mis le paquet en termes de modes de jeu. On y retrouve notamment un mode Battle Royale qui permet à 16 joueurs de se battre, pour un résultat vraiment jouissif, bien qu'un poil brouillon.
  • Pros: Nombreux modes de jeu en multijoueurs, Action frénétique et jouissive, Doublage japonais disponible, Bande son de qualité, Son prix : environ 30 euros
  • Cons: Graphiquement moyen, Campagne solo courte et peu intéressante, Manque d'optimisation en multijoueurs, Caméra et déplacements poussifs
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Anarchy Reigns – Review

Games Asylum
18 January 2013
  • Excerpt: After being released in Japan seven months ago, Platinum Games’ outlandish brawler is finally with us and at a purse pleasing price to boot. We’d like to think that the cheap price tag is because Sega understand that most people are feeling the pinch during January, but we very much doubt that thrifty gamers come into the equation when publishers are planning their big budget releases.
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Overall 8
7.5

Anarchy Reigns Review | Blueprint for a Beating

newgamernation.com
15 January 2013
  • Conclusion: Anarchy Reigns is a respectable attempt at reviving the beat ‘em up genre, and at a bargain price of $30, it’s definitely worth a pickup for even the casual fan. The visuals and style presented instantly connect the player with this new IP, but it falls short in the combat’s execution and ends up feeling like a “woulda, shoulda, coulda” scenario. Platinum Games has developed a fine blueprint.
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Anarchy Reigns Review: Platinum Delivers Another Insane and Satisfying Beat ‘em Up

exophase.com
14 January 2013
  • Excerpt: First impressions are important, but they can also be deceiving. I’m not going to lie — I was a little worried when the first thing that popped up when I loaded up Anarchy Reigns was a screen with a wall of text feeding me the game’s plot. I was also a bit worried to think that online multiplayer was the main draw in Platinum Games’ latest romp because I figured all I’d get as far as the game’s single-player component was concerned would be a training mode-esque...
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Overall 7
6.8
Gameplay 7
6.7
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 6
6.4
Multiplayer 7
7.2
Control 7
7.0
Addiction 7
6.9

Expert Review

PSX Extreme
14 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I’m all for over-the-top insanity in my action games. I can appreciate ridiculous amounts of flashy, highly stylized combat mixed with a dash of twisted craziness. If I take on a giant squid and a whole lot of nasty crap happens, I’m gonna giggle.
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Overall 8
8.0

Anarchy Reigns Review (PS3)

PlayStation LifeStyle
14 January 2013
  • Summary: Make it rain.
  • Pros: Tons of characters, Easy to learn, difficult to master combat, Online multiplayer, $30 price tag
  • Cons: Repetitive single-player
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